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About Omaha daily bee. (Omaha [Neb.]) 187?-1922 | View Entire Issue (July 11, 1914)
T11E BEE: OMAHA, SATURDAY, JULY 11. 1914.
LOOKS IN YAIN FOR HER BOY; Hospital Tents to
Be Established at
Aged Mother Stands Aoross Street
from Fontcnelle to See Son.
AMAZED AT HEIGHT OF HIS JOB
"Wornim of Slnnj- "Venin Wonilrr nt
Strnrlnre nnil How I. Idle Rhr
TlionRlit of Her Tom Brer
llrlplitfr nnllil One.
Ah, they did, not build dangerous nky
w rapor ' Ilk the Fontpnolle hotel when
the grandmother of today were (firls.
PomeWhcre In that Kvoat fourtcon-ntory
skeleton of twl. amid the harh clans
nnd Clatter of tee! hanimerii on uteel
rivets, U a w-orkmnn named Tom. He
vorka with the rlvetlns machine. Torn
lum a mother who Is lieyond TO yearn.
J'erhnps Tom docs not know that this
old mother tottor to the corner of KIrIi
Wnth nntl Douglas streets almost every
morning, stands In the shode of the Ne
braska Telephone buildlnR for an hour,
eagerly scans the dlzxy heights looking
for Tom, and then nt last turns away In
despair, becnuso she cannot recognize
him among the many men that climb
mid dally risk their lives In tho work at
At 10 o'clock this morning she appeared
ngaln. Sho stopped and backed nfralnsl
tho telephone building. She shaded her
eye and looked up. A dozen men stood
gazing also. She edged close to ono of
them and asked timidly:
"Can you see where they arc rivet
lngr The niRn could not.
She shaded her eyes Hgnin and peered
"I've got n hon up there somewhere, and
I Just never can sco him," sho com
plained. "He woiks at the riveting. It's
tlil Not II ii 11 il Them So High.
Thoy didn't build buildings like this
when you were a girl, did they7" asked
one of tho men.
"I should say they didn't," sho re
plied, "and I never thought I'd have a
on that would have to climb around six
teen stories In tho air."
"I suppose you'd rather not have hlin
up there now?" sympathized ono of the
",Ah, you're blessed right. I would
rather not have him there. Hut such Is
the work). 1 have another boy that Is In
almost as dangerous work. He Is claim
agent for the Union Pacific, nnd ho Is In
danger of getting his head shot off If he
lon't decide a claim just so."
Then Iho nged Woirtnn tried to explain
In the men that tho rlvctlnc was done bv
the power of compressed air In some way I
which she could not explain and which
was not In use In the days when sho wns
Then she wns silent , Again she peorcd
long Into tho steel-rlbbcd heights from
beneath nn n relied huriJ. Hut sho shook
her head and, walked away. Once sho had
held this fctirless structural steel workor
In her anna.
Tel Jed Sokol Meet
'ROASTING EARS ON MARKET
Good Demand for Them at Ten
Centi 'Per Dozen.
Temporary hospital tents ate to be es
tablished at Itourke park for the thrc
days of athletic events In connection
with the Tel Jed Bokol festivities In
Omaha noxt week. The hospital will be
In charge of Dm. louts Svoboda and
V. J. Kobal. A force of trained nurses
will bo kept on the grounds to care for
any patients that may be overcome by
heat or othcrwlso Injured In the athletic
ovents, or among the crowds that gatlm
to sec the events. With 800 athletes par
ticipating In the events In the heat ot
mid-summer, the hospital tent nnd a hos
pital corps Is absolutely a necessary adjunct.
Another tent to lie used as a rest room
Is to be provided, 40x60 feet in dimensions.
JK. mess tent Js to be pitched wher?
meals will bo served for the athletes, ri
they will be put on a training diet while
they are here. Already 200 sets of dishes
have been ordered for this mess tent.
FRUIT IS STILL QUITE HIGH
l.nst of llonip-tirnun Cherries
Jrrcii ,ilr .Ylrkrl n I'liunil
llliir I'lnma f I ,."() I.riiionn
I'll nidi Hennon.
I cents a pound Spring chickens have made
I . wen-nine arop. iney are down to SJ
i rents a pound, whereas they have for
some time been held at 15 cents retail. ,
' The demand for them al 30 cents Is lively
i The demand when thoy were Ai cents was 1
Fresh fish remain about steady. Hall- ,
but have come down 1M cents and can
now be had at 11 conts a pound. I
Mail During August
Following out a rulo of the Postofflce
department Inaugurated a couplo of years
ago, there will be an auction at the
Omaha postofflco somo time In August.
In the past, uncalled for packages at
postofflces and those so badly addressed
that thoy could not be forwurded to the
consignor or returned to the consignee,
wero sent to the dead letter offlco nnd
there kept Indefinitely. Now tho rule Is
to hold such articles at tho receiving of
flco one year, and If not called for nt
the ond of that time, sell them at auc
tion. At the Omaha office there Is a
largo collection of these pucknges and
during August rostmnstcr Wharton will
Oonnell Says No
Tubercular Germs in
Omaha Ice Cream
Itccent utterances of a veterinarian, In
which It was charged that that Ice croain
sold In Omaha was filled with tubercular
germs, wero ridiculed by Dr. II. W. Con
nell, city health commissioner, who said:
"There need bo no hue nnd cry raised
ngalnst Ice cream sold In Omaha. Of
cotirso .eaten In large quantities too largo
quantities It would probably produce
somo 111 effects, but It Is freo from tu
"All the crenm from which Ice cream
sold In Omaha Is made Is first pasteurized."
OMAHA'S ONE BIG
HALF PRICE SALE
A Semi-Annual Event
Never Attempted by
ANY OTHER CREDIT
Conclusively That I Am
the King of Credit Men
Sale Starts Saturday at 8 A, M,
Men's Suits and Hats at Half Price
Choice of Men's
Choice of Men's
Choice of Men's
Choice of Men's
Choice of Men's
1i Suits for only $ 7.50
IB suits tor only s 9.00
;20 Suits for only 10.00
c suits ror only snz.50
(.50 Hats for only $1.75
Everything Else for Mon Cut in the Same Pro.
portion Except Shoos, Shirts and Novoltios.
ON ANY PURCHASE YOU MAKE
BARGAINS FOR WOMEN
Ladies' Waists, worth to $3, only . 95c
Ladies' Goats, worth to $35, only $7,50
Ladies' Dresses, worth to $8, only $2,98
Alt Highest Priced Dresses at Half Price
Ladies' Corsets, worth to $3.00, only . , . , $1,25
Choice of any Trimmad Hat for j 98c
Ladies' Petticoats, worth to $00, only . . . $1,69
Only Ono Petticoat to a Customer
Boys' and Youths' $6.00 Suits only $3.00
Boys' and Youths' $8.00 Suits only 4.00
Girls' Dresses, 6 to 14, worth to 3,00, for $1.25
Pay $1 Down on any or AlMurchases Made
During This Half Price Sale
B El) DEO
IK liU 1 41 7 Douglas
I Itna.llnir url ol-o nn lha nnrkat l.tr 10
cents a dozen. Customers are busy pick
InB over the first consignments, looking
for tho best even at that price. New
potatoes have dropped to ll.So a bushel.
They have held up to an almost pro
hibitive price until recently.
As the fruit season approached iurhi
gradually climbed up and Is still climb
ing. At present about tho heat one can
do is twenty pounds for $1, although u
few months ago one i-uiild get twenty
Fruit Is high. California blue plums
am tl.ro a crate. Calllornla Htd June
plums can be had at Jl a crate. The last
of the home-grown cherries are being
closed out at 12 a crate. Vallnco oranges
arc In at 20 to X cents a dozen. Lemons
have gone up with the lemonade season
until they are retailing at V a crate.
Clrcen apples are scarce and are held
at 6 cents a pound. IJy the peck they may
be had at CO cents.
Cantaloupes are reasonable enough. The
Imperial Valley, Cal., arc selling at S
cents apiece, or 12 a crate. There are
forty-five cantaloupes In a crate.
Pork has gained In price what It lost
last week. There In no accounting for
tho fluctuation In price, tho retailers ray,
although last week It was down about II
a hundred and this week It has gained
all It had lost.
Hcof has been steadily climbing for a
long time. It Is now practically 60 cents
a hundred higher than last week, and
retailers say thin Is bound to make a dif
ference In the retail price soon, If not at
once. I.ambs arc steady.
Last year's chickens are selling at 12
Board of Education
to Ask Twenty-Mill
Limit for Next Year
' Twenty mills, the legal limit, will to I
I asked for the school district by the Hoard I
of Education for 1015, according to the
I chairman of the finance committee. Dr.
I U. Hnlovtchlner.
Tho board, Increasing the levy, re-'
eclved lai mills for this year. It Is estl-i
mated that a mill will raise about WOOJO,
, or JIB.OOO.
1 A considerable deficit must be faced l)y
uie uonrd .or Education for the present
fiscal year, and the Indications are that
this ccficlt will not be decreased In 1015,
although n atrenuouri retrenchment cam-1
palgn Is being carried on by school board ,
Secretary . T. Dourkc of the school)
board In preparing statistics for tho use!
of tho finance committee In making cal-
dilations upon which tho levy will be .
Values f j
New Club House at
Country Club is
A number of the prominent members
nf tho Countrv ehth nro nitrtititntv .nn.
slderlng the question of Improvements
In the club house at tho Country club,
to bring It UD to the standard of eantern
country clubs, and an effort will be made
to effect the necessary changes during
the coming year. Details of the change
have not been completed.
Men's and Young Men's Suits
It's notvthe best reductions that mean the biggest values the
clothes themselves, the style, quality, fit, finish and workmanship must
be considered. The Guarantee clothes are exceptional values at regular
prices every stitch of them is positively guaranteed. They are without
doubt, bar none, the best clothes sold in Nebraska.
Think of your unrestricted choice of our entire stock at one-half.
Largest Assortment Best Quality Greatest Values
$10 Suits how $5.00
$5 Suits row $7.
$18 Suits now $9.00
$20 Suits now $10.00
$25 Suits now $12.50
$30 Suits now $15.00
CLEARANCE SALES IN ALL DEPARTMENTS.
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